West Suffolk communities to raise a cuppa in aid of vital cancer charity
Communities across West Suffolk will be raising a cuppa to Macmillan Cancer Support for the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
The 26th annual event on Friday, September 30, is Macmillan’s flagship fund-raiser and organisers are aiming to beat the £27.6 million raised last year.
Last year 1,339 coffee mornings were held in Suffolk raising £310,350 for the charity.
Events on the Friday in West Suffolk include one at the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Unit, at the back of West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury, from 9am to 1pm, with tea, coffee and cakes.
St Edmundsbury Cathedral will host a coffee morning from 10am to noon in the Edmund Room.
There are plenty of cakes on offer at Nowton Court, in Nowton Road, Bury, from 10.30am. A raffle and cake stall are at Whepstead Community Centre from 10am to 12.30pm.
A raffle, tea, coffee and cakes are promised at And So To Bed, in Out Northgate, Bury, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Martins Residential Home, in The Vinefields, Bury, will hold its coffee morning from 10.30am to noon. There will be refreshments, cake stall, crafts stall, unwanted new gift stall, book stall and competitions.
The Lion House Gallery, in High Street, Lavenham, host its annual pop-up tearooms from 11am to 4pm with coffee, leaf tea, homemade scones, cakes and savouries.
There is a coffee morning at Rattlesden Pavilion from 11am with a raffle drawn at 12.30pm.
Wickhambrook fund-raiser Val Orange is organising her 25th annual coffee morning with help from her husband Dave and friends at the WI Hall, in Cemetery Road, from 9am to noon. There will be a large raffle, cake and chocolate.
West Row Village Hall has tea, cakes, fete style games, plants and flower arrangements from 10am to 2pm.
Hawstead Village Hall hosts its coffee morning on Saturday, October 1 from 10.30am to 12.30pm.